wrongdoer


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internalization by the wrongdoer of the social harm caused by his or her
To the potential wrongdoer who expects to survive following the tort, (10) the minority rule can use posthumous punitive damages to send a clear signal that the misconduct will trigger enhanced liability.
She suggests that a victim who knows she has equal moral worth, who knows herself as self-respecting and does not suffer feelings of being threatened by a wrongdoer, will not react to the wrongdoer's 'confused attitudes' (67).
In equity, a general right to contribution arises where a wrongdoer pays more than his or her share of a judgment in satisfaction of a common obligation.
The Exodus memory also gives hope: "No matter how hopeless a situation might seem, God will ultimately vindicate the afflicted and judge the wrongdoers involved" (p.
So the issue of when to relinquish negative reactive attitudes cannot turn simply on changes in the wrongdoer's present demeanor or behavior, or on assurances about its future behavior.
1 : kind and forgiving treatment of someone (as a wrongdoer or an opponent) <The prisoners were shown mercy.>
Since to be merciful is to be lenient to a wrongdoer beyond the dictates of justice, it seems as if mercy cannot be a praiseworthy virtue.
AAJ is a nonpartisan organization that supports both Republicans and Democrats, and it is interested in only one thing: preserving the right of every American to hold a wrongdoer accountable in the civil justice system.
In this topsy turvy world, the wrongdoer is excused and the honest person is blamed for owning a car or mobile phone - it is their fault they are mugged.
The records generally paint a depressing picture of two parents behaving badly, rather than a case in which a clear line can be drawn between wrongdoer and victim.
But by controlling anger and forgiving the wrongdoer one can create a peaceful environment.
Instead of subjecting the wrongdoer to endless condemnation, the exonerating person learns how patterns of family injustice developed and understands and appreciates the wrongdoer's situation, options, efforts, and limits.
But each statute limited its relief to circumstances where the wrongdoer had a commercial or profit-seeking motive.
The broadest possible articulation of this sentiment would seek to downgrade all corporal punishment(6) where the wrongdoer has transformed his(7) character, regardless of his crime.